The 21st annual Reelout Queer Film Festival takes place January 30th to February 8th, 2020 in Kingston, ON Canada, the unceded traditional territories of the Mohawk, Anishinabek, Huron-Wendat, Algonquin, Iroquois, Mississauga and the Metis settlers. BUY ONLINE HERE!
A copy of our program guide can be downloaded HERE.
We’re bringing you 43 short and feature-length narratives and documentaries over 10 days, half our films are Canadian and the other half represent 9 different countries in 18 individual and exciting programs plus our opening gala and closing gala parties! Feel free to browse all of our programs below (chronological by date). For more information on each program, simply click on its title. PLEASE NOTE advance tickets cannot be purchased 8 hours before showtime. If we indicate advance tickets are sold out, there are still tickets available for purchase in the RUSH LINE 15mins prior to showtime. For more information on tickets and festival PASSES click HERE.
Thurs Jan 30th – The Screening Room
REELOUT/THREE THINGS CONSULTING OPENING GALA: CHANGING THE GAME
Directed by Michael Barnett. 90min. USA. 2019. Documentary Feature
This film will be followed by a panel discussion and our opening night reception at Monte’s Lounge in the Tir Nan Og.
Fri Jan 31st -The Screening Room
Directed by Gabrielle Zilkha. 93min. Canada. 2019. Documentary Feature
Directed by Roman Chimienti & Tyler Jensen. 100min. USA. 2019. Documentary Feature
Directed by Jack Sholder. 87min. USA. 1985. Feature Narrative
Sat Feb 1st-The Screening Room
Directed by Sarah Fodey. 75min. Canada. 2019. Documentary Feature
This eclectic mix of narrative, documentary and animated shorts explores the lives and loves of 2SGLGBTQ+ characters both real and imagined.
Directed by Wendy Jo Carlton. 80min. USA. 2019. Narrative Feature
Directed by Mike Doyle. 94min. USA. 2019. Narrative Feature
Sun Feb 2nd – The Screening Room
Join us for a trip down memory lanes told in documentary and narrative formats as queer storytellers delve into histories that are serious, sexy, sentimental and sometimes silly.
Directed by Leon Le. 101min. 2018. Vietnam. Vietnamese with English subtitles. Feature Narrative
Directed by Rodney Evans. 78min. Canada/USA/Germany. 2019. Documentary Feature
Mon Feb 3rd- The Screening Room
No need to bring your passport on this international escape to Iran, Northern Ireland, the UK, Turkey, The Netherlands, Brazil and Spain for some terrific short films.
Tues Feb 4th – The Screening Room
Directed by Tom Shepard. 84min. USA. 2019. Documentary Feature
Wed Feb 5th – The Screening Room
Directed by Flavio Alves. 88min. USA/Brazil. 2019. Narrative Feature
Audience Advisory: The film contains subject matter including an act of violence that may be particularly upsetting to some audiences. We will follow this screening with a facilitated conversation.
Thurs Feb 6th -The Screening Room
QUEER INTIMACIES includes a collection of short films depicting relationships, sex, and connections not just between queer people, but in queer ways.
Fri Feb 7th – The Screening Room
CLOSING GALA SELECTION: ORPHEUS’ SONG
Directed by Tor Iben. 72min. Germany. 2019. Narrative Feature
We wrap our 21st annual film festival with a cabaret showcase of Kingston’s finest drag performers as they salute music from the movies!
Sat Feb 8th- The Screening Room
Directed by Carmel Whittle & Howard Adler. Canada. Documentary Feature
Directed by Margherita Ferri. 87 min. Italy. 2018. Narrative Feature